Crop rotation

Crop Rotation – Guide (2019) | E-agrovision

Crop rotation is essential for successful farming. Corn prices are prevailing. As a result, farmers on the best lands in the corn-growing belt have found it profitable to grow corn. For years after years. Similarly, on the best wheat lands in Minnesota, the Dakota and Canada, wheat grown continuously has proven a profitable enterprise. In that region, farmers find no financial interest in fencing their farms, constructing farm buildings, feeding cattle and milking cows. When Read more…

Soil Erosion – Definition Causes, Effects 2019

Have you ever heard about the term soil erosion? The upper layer of the soil consists of fine soil particles. It is rich in minerals and has humus. Hence, humus makes the soil fertile. Sometimes heavy rain, running water and wind remove the top layer of soil. This phenomenon is soil erosion. Water and wind moving across the surface of the soil always carry away some of the soil. If the erosion processes remove top-soil Read more…

GERBERA CULTIVATION

Gerbera Cultivation Beginners Guide 2019

Gerbera cultivation can be very profitable for farmers who have small landholdings but a good market for this high-value flower. Transportation by train and buses is possible to reach nearby markets within 12-36 hrs. Flowers fetch a price of Rs. 40-50/ton that spikes during New year season, festivals, Christmas, Valentine Day celebrations, etc. Flowers fetch a very good price During marriage seasons. Growers can avail finance facilities under various schemes of state and central government Read more…

IRRIGATION

Irrigation: Beginners Guide to Irrigation 2019

Irrigation is a simple process. In this water storage takes place during periods of excess rainfall. Thus that water in storage is made available to irrigate plants during periods of less or no rainfall. Plants require water and air for their survival. Different types of plants require different quantities of water at different times until they grow completely. Water is normally made available to these plants by nature through the flood water of rivers. The Read more…

GREENHOUSE EFFECT

Greenhouse Effect And Climate Change

The exchange of incoming and outgoing radiation that warms the earth is known as the greenhouse effect. And the gases involved in this are called greenhouse gases. Earth is constantly bombarded with an enormous amount of radiations from the sun which we receive in the form of light and heat energy. This radiations in the form of visible, UV, and infrared have to first pass the earth’s atmosphere before reaching the surface. The ozone layer Read more…

MINI GREENHOUSE

Mini Greenhouse

A mini greenhouse is a structure where plants and crops grow in a controlled environment. The structure is generally made of glass or polythene covers depending on the availability and cost of the material.  These structures range in size from small sheds to big buildings. Greenhouse farming technology started in Italy 13th century. Then spreading to Netherland and England. In Kenya, greenhouse farming started in the 1980s. Various crops grown in a mini greenhouse include Read more…

FERTILIZER

What Is Fertilizer?

Agriculture is one of the major professions for many people all over the world. Agriculture is the key to sustain life on earth. fertilizer, manure, and soil fertility management have become the need of the hour. We, human beings solely depend on agriculture to satisfy all our daily food needs. Thus agriculture is one of the reasons why we have the liberty of choosing so many food types and flavors. Are you aware of the Read more…